The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 187 184 198
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Stress Testing 21 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.33% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 23
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£600 £465 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.17% +7.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £323 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4608 4500 5541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.70% 77.53% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3349 4119
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 95
Average hourly rate £21.30 £23.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.85 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Stress Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Stress Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region.

Stress Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing.

1 33 (71.74%) Finance
2 29 (63.04%) Banking
3 19 (41.30%) Investment Banking
4 17 (36.96%) Credit Risk
5 16 (34.78%) Business Analysis
6 13 (28.26%) Market Risk
7 12 (26.09%) Basel III
8 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
10 7 (15.22%) Analytics
10 7 (15.22%) Adaptiv
10 7 (15.22%) SunGard
11 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.87%) JIRA
12 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
13 4 (8.70%) Migration
13 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
13 4 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
13 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
14 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
14 3 (6.52%) Greeks
14 3 (6.52%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
14 3 (6.52%) C
14 3 (6.52%) .NET
15 2 (4.35%) VBA
15 2 (4.35%) UML

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Adaptiv
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) DB2
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
1 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.17%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 33 (71.74%) Finance
2 29 (63.04%) Banking
3 19 (41.30%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.52%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.35%) Front Office
7 1 (2.17%) Back Office
7 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Analyst
2 33 (71.74%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Market Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Market Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Testing Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Credit Risk
2 13 (28.26%) Market Risk
3 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 8 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (15.22%) Analytics
4 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.70%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.52%) Greeks
7 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
3 2 (4.35%) VBA
3 2 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) Basel III
2 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.17%) COREP
2 1 (2.17%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.17%) nmon
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) SunGard
2 1 (2.17%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy
2 1 (2.17%) Capita
2 1 (2.17%) Splunk
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) IBM
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